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#1 genaro227

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Posted June 28, 2018 - 05:03 PM

Are the scores saved to the individual song files or are they saved to the profile file? Would packaging the songs differently cause my high scores to be deleted?

#2 Whizzer

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Posted June 28, 2018 - 07:44 PM

Save are scored to your profile, unless the song does not have a numerical song_id value. In that case, it's saved to the cache. Packaging your songs differently won't make a difference.



#3 hardcoredrummer

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Posted August 4, 2018 - 02:20 PM

so doesn't matter the song id? they score still saves? it looks some of mine have been wiped out recently...

is it worth changing the song id's to number value for the scores ?

 

not sure why they are missing now. does it matter if you take the usb back and forth for adding new songs?



#4 Farottone

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Posted August 4, 2018 - 02:24 PM

non-numeric song IDs will be lost once you wipe your cache because they're hosted there. Numeric song IDs are persistent because they're tied to your profile.



#5 hardcoredrummer

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Posted August 4, 2018 - 02:33 PM

so should i go a rename all the id's? why would an author not give it a number id?

i didn't wipe my cache to my knowledge...

can you batch change the id's?



#6 StackOverflow0x

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Posted August 5, 2018 - 06:11 AM

You can use my RB3 Scores Viewer to see them.

I believe they're still saved in your save file, but for songs without numeric IDs, it references the cache to match the scores in the save. So when you erase your cache, the scores get erased because they can't be referenced the same way anymore.



#7 hardcoredrummer

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Posted August 5, 2018 - 03:14 PM

yeah this makes sense but i'm not clearing my cache!?

also i think your download link is dead

is it still worth renaming the id's so it just works in game?



#8 genaro227

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Posted August 5, 2018 - 04:12 PM

I think the cache resets when ever you get more songs?

#9 hardcoredrummer

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Posted August 5, 2018 - 04:14 PM

I think the cache resets when ever you get more songs?

ok that would explain things as i do check the daily new songs etc and add



#10 Whizzer

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Posted August 5, 2018 - 08:29 PM

I think the cache resets when ever you get more songs?

It's updated whenever the game detects new songs, but it certainly doesn't reset. You can manually delete it, but that's it.



#11 hardcoredrummer

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Posted August 6, 2018 - 03:47 PM

so then they the scores shouldn't be wiped out?

the numbered ones stay it's some songs i've played that i assume with named id's that seem to reset.

is it worth renaming them ? or are you saying they shouldn't change/reset?



#12 Whizzer

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Posted August 6, 2018 - 04:29 PM

so then they the scores shouldn't be wiped out?

the numbered ones stay it's some songs i've played that i assume with named id's that seem to reset.

is it worth renaming them ? or are you saying they shouldn't change/reset?

Scores of songs without purely numeric id's that also aren't too long should only be wiped out if you purposely delete your cache file.

 

You can change song id's to ones that won't be wiped, and MagmaC3 has a bulk feature for that. I did that for all of my old custom songs, that were created before this numerical song id stuff was figured out.

 

If you decide to do this, you will lose have to delete your cache one time, to make sure the songs will show up and are cached with their proper song id. As a result, you will lose your scores on those songs, but only this once.

 

If you have no reason to ever delete your cache, you may not want to do this.



#13 hardcoredrummer

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Posted August 22, 2018 - 01:24 AM

Scores of songs without purely numeric id's that also aren't too long should only be wiped out if you purposely delete your cache file.

 

You can change song id's to ones that won't be wiped, and MagmaC3 has a bulk feature for that. I did that for all of my old custom songs, that were created before this numerical song id stuff was figured out.

 

If you decide to do this, you will lose have to delete your cache one time, to make sure the songs will show up and are cached with their proper song id. As a result, you will lose your scores on those songs, but only this once.

 

If you have no reason to ever delete your cache, you may not want to do this.

is it easy to do in magma? can you give a quick run down on how to do it in a batch?



#14 Whizzer

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Posted August 22, 2018 - 01:09 PM

Be sure to be using MagmaC3 and not the regular old Magma.

 

Options -> Use unique numeric song ID -> Batch replace song IDs

 

This does of course require a valid author ID. I used the first 1000 valid song IDs provided to me, so if you don't have a valid author ID, feel free to use those (enter 09062 as author ID) and you'll never have a conflict with any other song in the database. If you need more, you can increase the number by another thousand, because for now, it seems unlikely I will ever author that many songs.



#15 hardcoredrummer

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Posted August 23, 2018 - 04:14 AM

Be sure to be using MagmaC3 and not the regular old Magma.

 

Options -> Use unique numeric song ID -> Batch replace song IDs

 

This does of course require a valid author ID. I used the first 1000 valid song IDs provided to me, so if you don't have a valid author ID, feel free to use those (enter 09062 as author ID) and you'll never have a conflict with any other song in the database. If you need more, you can increase the number by another thousand, because for now, it seems unlikely I will ever author that many songs.

so i'm new here. didn't realize when you run magma you have to set up an author id. so for the ones i want to rename now are those songs by people that skipped the author id? l

 

worked like a charm thanks a bunch!



#16 Dantrav

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Posted August 24, 2018 - 08:10 PM

My scores are wiped out whenever I buy dlc and those songs are added to the game. Doesn’t happen if I add customs though. Was wondering about a way round this myself

#17 Alternity

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Posted August 24, 2018 - 11:21 PM

Backing up your savegame seems like a solution. (Anyways, this would work on ps3 and wii, no idea about x360, this should.)



#18 hardcoredrummer

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Posted September 16, 2018 - 02:59 PM

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#19 hardcoredrummer

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Posted October 24, 2018 - 11:15 PM

so i'm curious i had my usb stick in my computer from putting songs on last night. pulled it out of my computer put into the xbox and i'm sure i didn't overwrite the song cach. but now it doesn't read in the computer or xbox. still says i have hae the usb filled but i can't view anything. can you corrupt the data pulling it out?

i had to tell it to look to the usb and then it asked to replace the file as it was missing...can i use the con tools to put back?

i assume i'll lose my scores...i just want to keep the songs as hunting them down again will be a pain in the arse

 

tu4 files looks gone etc. is this what happens when you update i know i didn't though

 

what does reset rbtousb do? how can i get my songs back? or save them somewhere

can you view hidden files?

 

shows 15 gigs being used which is the only thing on the drive. other than a recovery program is there anything go have these show up again?



#20 hardcoredrummer

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Posted November 26, 2018 - 08:35 PM

can anyone give me a hand renaming some files? is that easy as changing the names in the dta editor?

i have conflicts with songs showing up based on the file name....unless someone can tell me that's not a thing but it seems like it is cause the song itself switched

 

moneyv1 pink floyd switched with moneyv3 josie and the pussycats

so pink floyd plays the cats song and the cats song isn't even in the library

delete pink floyd and josie shows up

delete josie pink floyd shows but doesn't play. wonder if that file is messed up. 






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